Amanchu!

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: あまんちゅ!


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2016 to Sep 23, 2016
Premiered: Summer 2016
Broadcast: Fridays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: IyashikeiIyashikei, SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.241 (scored by 3234132,341 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #27552
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1949
Members: 89,207
Favorites: 284

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Synopsis

Originally from a big city, Futaba Ooki spends most days cataloguing her life through pictures on her phone. Upon moving to a seaside town, she gazes out over the vast expanse of sea and quickly becomes captivated by its endless possibilities. Unbeknownst to Futaba, her quiet contemplation catches the attention of local diving enthusiast Hikari Kohinata. Finding herself in the same class as Futaba the next day, Hikari is drawn to her quiet and shy demeanor and affectionately nicknames her Teko, sparking a tender friendship.

Struggling to adapt to the change of pace in her life, Futaba finds herself strung along by Hikari's vast energy and passion for diving. Together, they join the school diving club, led by their homeroom teacher Mato Katori. With Hikari by her side, Futaba works to earn her diving certification while experiencing new friendships and possibilities.

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Staff

Satou, Junichi
Director, Sound Director, Storyboard
Kasai, Kenichi
Director
Satou, Masako
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kayano, Ai
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance


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"Million Clouds" by Maaya Sakamoto
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Ending Theme

"Futari Shoujo (ふたり少女)" by Tekopikari (Ai Kayano & Eri Suzuki)



Sep 23, 2016
This series. This healing series is one that is perfect for the Summer. Taking place near an aquatic setting with fun, waters, and diving. Amanchu! is a show that I can safely recommend to just about anyone.

Adapted by the manga of the same name, you may find some similarities between this and Aria with its atmospheric setting. Also, it’s co-directed by Junichi Sato and his talent is easily recognizable in this series. Transforming a slice of life story into anime form isn’t always easy but he gets the job done with this anime. And I have to say, that is an achievement not to be ...
Sep 23, 2016
Mixed Feelings
Can you make something interesting about the mundane aspects of life? This series tries to be relaxing and soothing which is typical for any anime that follows the Iyashikei format. There is no actual progression in this show making it a genuine timewaster. If you’re the type to enjoy a common prosaic structure, then this may be the show for you.

The starting point of this show is very banal, here we follow the journey of Ooki Futaba (aka Teko) moving to a coastal location in Japan presumably due to her parents being transferred or something. It is known that she has moved from the busy ...
Sep 23, 2016
200+ reaction faces by Episode 2 and over 3500+ Reaction faces towards the final episode. (This includes groups, background characters & teachers.) I excluded previews for the next episodes along with flashbacks. 38 seconds is the longest time a character spent holding a reaction face. The title of most reaction faces and time spent making time is... Hikari, or “Pikari.” With all that nerdy stuff out the way, let’s get to my review.

Story 6/10

Perhaps one of the most underrated shows this season, Amanchu is a chill slice of life anime. The story focuses mainly on character Hikari and Futaba’s high school life, and their love ...

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